Operate and maintain water plant. Analyze process control data and adjust operations to ensure product water is compliant with regulatory agency parameters. Maintain process equipment to include electronic components and controls. Run daily lab analysis at the plant and the distribution system. Operate and maintain water distribution system and respond to alarms and abnormalities. Record daily meter reading and operations log for reporting.
High School education or equivalent with the ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally (operational, process, safety and quality instructions). Must have the ability to perform basic math equations.
Six months to two years experience in a related position and environment with knowledge of the methods, techniques, and practices of water/wastewater treatment.
Must demonstrate proficiency in the care and use of all site specific, facility required PPE (Personal Protection Equipment), including respirators, gas detectors, confined space equipment, etc.)
Must consistently demonstrate the ability to operate assigned machines and equipment meeting or exceeding processing and quality targets under general supervision.
Must demonstrate ability to efficiently operate equipment such as pumps, engines, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, dryers, chemical feed, odor control, disinfection equipment, sludge processing filters, belt presses, and measuring/control devices, testing equipment and material handling equipment.
Must have the ability to diagnose process and mechanical problems in single or multiple unit processes, troubleshoot basic equipment and take corrective action within policy and procedure limitations.
Must demonstrate a working ability to use computer programs for process control.
Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.
Must be able to respond to emergency calls as needed and work extended hours to accommodate site needs.
Must possess a valid driver's license and a safe driving record.
Must be able to pass a drug screen and criminal background check.
Work on call as needed required for this position.